A 22-year-old man was shot and killed in Midtown Manhattan during the evening rush hour on Thursday, and police were searching for two gunmen hours later.
The shooting occurred at about 5:30 p.m. around West 44th Street and Eighth Avenue in the Times Square area, the police said. Officers responding to a 911 call found the man with a gunshot wound to the chest, and he was taken to Mount Sinai West, where he died.
The man was not immediately identified, and the police were searching for the “unknown perpetrators” on Thursday night. The area was closed off as investigators remained at the scene.
This is a developing news story and will be updated.